byConference on Social Problems (1893 : Toronto, Ont.). Committee
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Library Topics: Unemployed -- Ontario, Questionnaires, Chômage -- Ontario, Questionnaires
Questionnaires often ask for estimates, and these estimates are given with different reliabilities. It is difficult to know the different reliabilities of single estimates and to take these into account in subsequent analyses. This paper contains a practical example to show that not taking the reliability of different responses into account can lead to erroneous conclusions. A solution is suggested in which two estimates are requested that are then used as upper and lower bounds. The mean of... Topics: ERIC Archive, Questionnaires, Reliability, Responses, Bastick, Tony
byUhrig, Jennifer D; Terrell, Sherry A; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.); RTI International
CMS copy in folder: Questionnaire development & cognitive testing using Item response theory (IRT) / Final Report / Feb 5, 2002 Topics: Government questionnaires, Item response theory, Medicare beneficiaries Source: special
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The central problem of the study was to determine the English competencies required of secretaries in the Medical, Legal and Administrative Secretarial Areas. The questionnaire/interview method was employed, utilizing 50 questionnaires and ten interviews in each of the three secretarial areas, and distributing them to imployers and employees according to a radial density corresponding to the employment density of graduates of Western Wisconsin Technical Institute. The respondents and... Topics: ERIC Archive, Questionnaires, Secretaries, Radloff, David Maurice
This report presents the results of a questionnaire from 161 members of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges (APPA). The purpose of this report is to compile and present comparative cost data for the maintenance and operation of physical plants of universities and colleges for the fiscal year 1972-73. The organization of information in this report is intended to facilitate its extraction and further analysis in a manner most beneficial to individual... Topics: ERIC Archive, Questionnaires, School Maintenance, Surveys, Universities
Information concerning teachers' attitudes toward community education was gathered from a group of teachers who had completed community education courses and was compared to information gathered from a group of teachers who had never taken such courses. The two groups were divided into three age classifications, three teaching experience levels, and according to whether or not a community education program existed at their school. A questionnaire of 26 statements soliciting a response... Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Education, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
A 9-item questionnaire was given to registering students for fall and spring 1969. For easier handling, its form was changed for the next semester. By accident, the two versions were handed out and 687 students answered both in quick succession. The staff decided to compare the two forms to see if the answers differed. Two questions were considered unsuitable for comparison. For the other seven, the frequency of differing replies ranged from 16 to 66%. Three possible explanations were offered:... Topics: ERIC Archive, Questionnaires, Reliability, Two Year Colleges
The study examined how response rate to a mailed questionnaire was influenced by the socioeconomic status (SES) of respondents (high, middle, or low); amount of payment of a monetary incentive (none, $1, or $2); and time of payment (prepaid or promised on return of the completed questionnaire). Subjects were 125 adults in Cache County, Utah at each SES level. Higher payment elicited more returns than lower payment, prepayment elicited more than promised payment, and high-SES subjects returned... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Incentives, Mail Surveys, Questionnaires, Response Rates (Questionnaires),...
The perceptions of county Extension agents, 4-H relative to selected factors influencing length of tenure in the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service were studied. A questionnaire was sent to 128 present and former agents. Of these, 118 usable ones were returned. Conclusions are: (1) The attitudes of agents toward salary and in-service training were associated with length of tenure; (2) No significant differences existed in ranking of factors, by agent groups, in the position features of job... Topics: ERIC Archive, Employee Attitudes, Questionnaires, Tenure, Petteys, Rodney A.
The results of this survey are widely distributed to educators, policymakers, business executives, and the media to help America's leaders and the general public better understand what Americans know about the environment and how that knowledge relates to their attitudes and daily actions. The 1999 National Report Card examines the results of a 10-question quiz that looks at basic environmental knowledge and the persistence of strongly held environmental "myths"; that is, outdated or... Topics: ERIC Archive, Attitudes, Environment, Environmental Education, Misconceptions, Questionnaires,...
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) long-term trend assessments in reading and mathematics were administered throughout the nation in the 2003-2004 school year to students aged 9, 13, and 17. This document represents the background questionnaire (pages 10-14 of the assessment) that was given to students taking the 2004 long-term trend assessment. The questionnaire information is designed to provide NAEP staff with information on student demographic characteristics, classroom... Topics: ERIC Archive, National Competency Tests, Questionnaires, Students, Background
Many different techniques have been used to increase response rates to surveys. In this study, Federal Express overnight service was used to test the effectiveness of express mail in stimulating response to a mail survey of 132 physicians. The sample was randomly split into two groups. One group received the initial mailing by Federal Express while the other group received the survey by regular first class mail. The average cost per complete survey for Federal Express was $27.07, and for first... Topics: ERIC Archive, Physicians, Questionnaires, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Responses,...
This study explored seven possible techniques for improving the rate of returns for a questionnaire study with special concern for collecting information through high school follow-up studies. It evaluated these techniques using two criteria: their effectiveness in improving returns and their cost-effectiveness. The results suggest that a school district planning to conduct such a study should orient those who will be involved prior to their leaving school. It further suggests that prior to... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cost Effectiveness, Data Collection, Followup Studies, Methods, Questionnaires
The questionnaire used in a study of high school radio stations is presented in its entirety, with responses indicated in percentages. Questions cover station personnel, locations, facilities, administrative practices, broadcast scheduling, and programing. A summary page of miscellaneous information is included. (KP) Topics: ERIC Archive, High Schools, Programing (Broadcast), Questionnaires, Radio, Surveys